2011 Year in Review part 1 of 2

December 2nd, 2011
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What a year this has been! I'm exhausted, but it's been mostly good stuff. This post is more of a picture show of some of the things we did, places we went and all that feel good vibes. Thank you faithful Ka Leo readers for following me. There's even more to come in 2012!
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NAMM Show with the whole crew in Anaheim
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KoAloha BBQ, the official launch party for the annual Ukulele Picnic in Hawaii
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One of our many trips to TV land this year, pictured with the ever lovely Olena Heu
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Me Pappy getting inducted into his Alma Mater, McKinley HS Hall of Fame
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Recipients of recognition in Hawaii Business' Small Biz Awards
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At the Grammy's, celebrating Daniel Ho's 6th award
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Hanging with Herb Ohta Jr, Walt Keale & Bryan Tolentino, shooting a film for Japan TV
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Selling Hawaii with Hawaii Tourism China offices
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Launching my radio show on AM 760 KGU. Lloyd Kawakami of Iolani Sportswear/Manoa DNA in the background.
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Hanging with Ning Cai, aka Singapore's Magic Babe Ning and radio star, Pam Ho.
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Emotional day, sending off my brothers, the Wolfhounds of Schofield Barracks.
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Pakele Live, introducing "Nandemo Dekiru/You Can Do It If You Try", a free download off our site, a song for Japan.
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200 ukes and counting on the island of Hawaii with Keoki Kahumoku's Center For Hawaiian Studies
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First promotion in Korea with Herb Ohta Jr & Daniel Ho
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Introducing Hawaii's Small Business Administration's Family Owned Business of the Year
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Our new Aloha Shirt parter, Rix Island Wear

Whew! That's only half the year so far. More to come. Stay tuned as I wrap up a wonderful year to say the least.

10 Responses to “2011 Year in Review part 1 of 2”

  1. Ed Oshiro:

    Dear Alan,
    Thank you for sharing your journey in 2011 with us. Looking forward to more great achievements from you and Koalohauke in 2012.

    Ed O.


  2. DIO:

    Right on, man. Right on.

    Eh by the way, I gotta say a major Mahalo to you, for introducing us to the MagicBabe and the RadioBabe. Since the trip started, I've been reading their adventures and communicating with them. Hopefully one day they'll make it over to my neighborhood.

    Imua from across the seas.


  3. Ynaku:

    Mahalo my bruddah for allowing us to share in your joy.

    ps I luv dat of you in that black suit...... gangsta :-)


  4. DIO:

    Ynaku: Yakuza! ;-)


  5. wafan:

    Nice!

    Happy holidays, everyone!!!


  6. snow:

    what a great year!! lots to be thankful for... :) thank you for sharing your adventures with us!


  7. M:

    Howzit Alan,
    You had an awesome year. You are bless.


  8. DIO:

    Mele Kalikimaka my friend!!

    Aloha from across the seas.


  9. Alan Okami:

    Thanks for following along Ed, there'll be more to come in 2012. Just had to get through 2800 spam comments first....

    Those ladies are awesome huh DIO? They're back in SG and gettin back to work now

    There is much joy Ynaku, much. Thanks

    Mahalo wafan, see you in 2012

    I'm happy to share snow, thanks for joining me

    M, we try our best. We will do what we do, regardless of the outcome. Thats the only way we know

    Mahalo DIO, wishing you the same


  10. DIO:

    Looking at the pictures again, I gotta say, poor Herb Ohta. The guy looks like he's being affected by the cleansing you did in Korea. :lol: